NATO’s secretary general on Wednesday praised Turkey for sending medical aid to Italy and Spain, worst hit in Europe by the coronavirus pandemic.

“#NATO solidarity in action: Turkey sending a cargo plane with medical supplies to Italy & Spain today to support our joint fight against #COVID19,” said Jens Stoltenberg on Twitter.

“Proud to see NATO Allies supporting each other through our disaster relief center. #StrongerTogether,” he added.

The Italian delegation in NATO also took Twitter to thank Turkey.

“Following Italy’s activation of NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre, today our ally Turkey will deliver critical medical equipments to Italy.

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